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Tänak takes the victory in Chile, Neuville plays WK-leadership lost
Rally, Ott Tänak (Toyota), the Rally of Chile to his name, that is the sixth WRC round of the season. In South America, came to the Est after the second klassementsrit to lead and he drove onbedreigd to the victory. He took it from the French Sébastien Ogier (Citroën) and Sébastien Loeb (Hyundai). For Tänak is the end of the Rally of Sweden, his second victory this season and as he comes first to the hall of fame of the brand-new Rally of Chile.

On Friday won the Est three of the six klassementsritten and he already had a rather comfortable lead of 22.4 seconds on Ogier. Neuville began on Saturday, with the knife between the teeth. The Belgian was determined to his disadvantage, that he, among others, by the grant of a standard time on Friday had been given after he is the only rider to be a red flag to see got, way to work.

The Belgian started Saturday furious and went after a fastest time in the opening stage to third place. In the subsequent ride was our countryman at high speed on the track and herleidde his Hyundai in a matter of seconds to scrap. Later in the day won Tänak two klassementsritten and he built his lead over Ogier to 30.3. Thanks to the mechanical problems of Latvala moved Sébastien Loeb to the third place. On the final day, urged Loeb still firmly in Ogier, but eventually came to Sébastien Loeb 7.1 deficit to Ogier in second place. The victory in the final powerstage was for Ott Tänak that in Chile the maximum number of thirty points.

In the world cup mode will take Ogier, the leadership of our countryman Thierry Neuville (Hyundai), that Saturday after a heavy crash and was brought to the hospital. Ogier now has 122 points, twelve more than Neuville, who is now third. Tänak climbs with 112 points to the second place. The next WRC round is at the end of this month in Portugal driving.

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